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These wireless earbuds can translate nearly 40 languages in real-time

The Bragi Dash Pro earbuds can translate nearly 40 languages in real-time.<p>The earbuds pair with the iTranslate app, so once paired you just set the languages and start talking.<p>Two pairs of buds make the conversation seamless but you can converse with just one set as the app will translate out loud …

Earbuds
Marketing

'Single-Payer' Healthcare Isn't Necessary -- But Single Pricing Is

Once again, our healthcare reform is mired in muck. That means we’re also knee-deep and grinding away at our circular healthcare debate, but it’s really a big distraction because it’s the wrong debate. We keep debating the math of coverage and cost as if they’re independent of system design–and …

Health Care

17 things successful people do over long weekends

<b>• In honor of Presidents' Day, some people are celebrating with a long weekend.</b><p><b>• Business Insider reached out to some experts on how to set yourself up for success when you have an extra day off.</b><p><b>• Their suggestions focused on prioritizing tasks, setting technology guidelines, and spending time with</b> …

Productivity

Tim Ferriss has a simple 5-step exercise for managing your own worst fears

We all deal with fears in life that can leave us paralyzed to take action on our dreams or prevent us from achieving our definition of success.<p>Whether you have fears of asking someone out on a date, quitting a job, taking that vacation you've always promised yourself, asking for a promotion or …

Self-improvement

The tech industry is dominated by 5 big companies — here’s how each makes its money

More and more, everything crucial about the present and future of consumer tech runs through at least one of five companies: Alphabet, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft.<p>Smartphones, laptops, app distribution, voice assistants and AI, streaming music and video, cloud computing, online shopping, …

Tech Industry

aleph-bau adds aluminum structure to 'twelve tacoma' house in toronto

<b>aleph-bau, a practice led by iranian-canadian architect delnaz yekrangian, has overhauled a 19th century rowhouse in toronto’s summerhill</b> …

Here’s how to design ecommerce CTAs that convert

One of the core principles of good UX design is that every page should have a single primary purpose.<i></i><i></i> If you can’t answer the question <i>“What is the</i> …

UI Design

Facebook and Google dominate web traffic, but not the same kind

This won't be a shock to anyone who works in publishing, but Google is no longer the referral king.<p>While the search giant is still very important to publishers, Facebook now edges it out in when it comes pointing web users to news articles and other kinds of content, as this chart from Statista, …

Web Traffic

User-Centered Design: An Introduction

We live in a world where everything changes extremely fast; new products, new degrees, new careers, new methodologies. It is somewhat scary to …

Usability

6 Successful Designers-Turned-Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Business Lessons

If TV celebrities can run countries, why can’t designers run businesses?<p>They can. And they do. And most importantly, they do it successfully.<p>Let’s just get one thing straight. A design entrepreneur is light years away from your typical product or graphic designer, who is notoriously known for …

UX Design

Amazon is now bigger than most brick and mortar retailers put together

IT'S BIGGER THAN MOST BRICK AND MORTAR RETAILERS TOGETHER<p><i>The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays.</i><p>What has more value: all major publicly traded department stores in the United States, or Amazon?<p>Amazon takes the cake, and its no contest.<p>Add together the market caps of …

eCommerce

Steel and glass Belvedere cliffside home seeks $7.9 million

Midcentury home receives a contemporary makeover<p>Located on Belvedere’s west shore, 8 Cliff Road offers a contemporary look with a nod toward its midcentury roots. Built in 1968, this three-floor gem was completely overhauled in 2001. Its new looks is sleek, one that takes full advantage of its bay …

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Ecotox Centre / Brunet Saunier Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Ecotox is a unique research centre in Europe. Designed like a projects’ hotel, it welcomes international …

Architecture

Ikea kitchen cabinets hacked with plywood by new company Plykea

Plykea: plywood + Ikea. Get it?<p>Ikea’s hack-ability does not stop at Frakta totes, stools, or even smart sofas. Nor does it stop at consumers looking to spiff up their versatile finds. A new London-based company called—get this—Plykea has made it their business to hack Ikea kitchen cabinets.<p>Founded …

Apartment For A Guy And Even Two Of Them / Metaforma

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In this world everything is clear – a simple form, minimalistic colors selection, natural materials. …

Architecture

Eurasia Tunnel Operation and Maintenance Building

The Operation & Maintenance Building designed by Istanbul based architectural practice GMW MIMARLIK is a contemporary building with a distinctive architectural expression, which not only meets its functional and technical requirements but also responds to its immediate context and symbolizes the …

Architecture

cut out - house h

house h, along with the family-owned park hotel, is part of something greater, and yet an intimate haven – living in and with the surroundings. a simply formed monolith is placed on an incline. and yet, the house blends in with the terrain, optically leading to a ledge in the terrain. clear design …

Architecture

Arthur Road

We created a contemporary two story annex on the site of an existing garage. A large corner window links the bedroom with the outside and provides expansive views across the garden.

casa maracanã

The process of creating this house was intense, due to the absence of the relation architect-client that allowed a natural development of it. In fact, there was never a formula of how to make a family housing, because creating it became a process of architectural research. The initial condition of …

Poly International Plaza

Poly International Plaza is a true collaborative effort between SOM’s Structural Engineering and Architecture groups. The two disciplines worked closely to provide a design and interior environment that would be impossible with a conventional moment-frame system. An elliptical form typically …

Architecture

Silestone Kitchens by Cosentino

Silestone is a compound made up of 94 percent natural quartz, making it extraordinarily hard and resilient. It is the only quartz surface with anti-bacterial protection and also offers resistance to stains, acid, and scratches. Available in a wide range of colors and three different textures, …

Kitchens

House in Minami-tanabe

The existing row house on this long, narrow property measuring 3.75 m across and 16.92 m deep was torn down to make way for a new residence. The design adapts to the distinctive site by playing up deep lines of sight. Segmented split-level floors overlap with one basement and three above-ground …

Ranking the Best (and Worst) Software According to Users

Using software can be a harrowing experience or it can be a delightful one.<p>For any given need you may have, there are likely dozens of software companies offering competing products. How do you know if the software is any good? One straightforward way is to find someone that uses the software and …

Customer Service

This Wi-Fi Router Silently Tracks Your Health

Forget wearables. According to MIT professor Dina Katabi, the future of homes will be “health-aware.”<p>It looks like a small white canvas hanging on your wall. There are no bright screens, no flashing lights. And yet, using radio waves with 1/1000th the power of your wi-fi signal, it can peer through …

Computer Science

Smart Factory - The Factory of the Future

• Subscribe to RSS Feed<br>• Mark as New<br>• Mark as Read<br>• Bookmark<br>• Subscribe<br>• Email to a Friend<br>• Printer Friendly Page<br>• Report Inappropriate Content<p>Siemens Dreamer<p>Report …

Machine Learning: Classification Models

These days the terms “AI”, “Machine Learning”, “Deep Learning” are thrown around by companies in every industry, they’re the type of words that make …

Machine Learning

Workspaces

See the best 55 free high-resolution photos of Workspaces selected by Gretchen Oris-Chong. These HD images are free to use for commercial projects.

The Perfect Office - Das Keyboard 5Q, Samsung Quantum Dot Curved Monitor and Office Ideas

We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. So many cool stuff, that we could actually assemble infinite perfect office spaces! Every …